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the beltway all the way into the city. that's a look at your traffic. megan and charlie, over to you. >>> it is still a busy travel season. some people are trying to get home after being away for christmas. others are heading out of town for new year's. now if you have somewhere to go by plane there's a chance the flight is delayed or canceled as a result of this treacherous weather. now it happens on airlines. they will automatically rebook you to the next available flight. but because of all the weather delays, the next flight could be days away. there are a few things you can now do to increase your odds of getting on a flight. if you're unhappy with the rebooked flight, get in line. talk to a customer service rep to see if it can be changed. you can also call the airline directly or even send a tweet. you may want to consider buying a one day pass to an airline lounge and airlines usually staff lounges with some of the best ticket agents who are able to maybe find you a seat a bit faster. >>> news time right now 5:32. you vote today expand gambling back in november and today part
to towson. 11 minutes on outer loop from 795 down to 95. megan over to you. >>> this morning authorities are trying to figure out what caused a 3-car accident on 295. if you were anywhere near the area you may have heard how bad it was. the crash caused a backup yesterday afternoon on northbound 295 near route 32. three people were taken to shock trauma with nonlife- threatening injuries. still no word on their current condition or the cause of the crash. but once we find out, we will let you know. >>> a police officer is on routine leave after shooting and killing a man this happened early yesterday morning outside a shell gas station along edmonton near north bend road in baltimore county. police say the officer was making a routine patrol when he noticed a suspicious man behind the shell station. the officer asked the man to come out behind the business and that's when the swigs situation -- situation escalated. >> that man refused produced a knife and pointed it at the officer. the officer attempted to use his taser, but it was ineffective. the officer then ordered the man to drop th
'm charlie crowson. >> and i'm megan pringle. thank you for joining us. it is not like it has been the rest of the week. >> no. >> so if you haven't stepped outside yet or taken the dog out for a walk, be prepared. you're going to need a coat. >> exactly a shock to the system. if you're not listening in this morning. megan because we have some very cold temperatures out there. and we are different because we are dry today. and it's going to stay that way as we look at maryland's most powerful radar. as of now, the dry weather is here. and it is here to stay for a little while. we will have some change in the forecast. but the bigger story? the temperatures. it's cold. look at the 26 degrees in glenelg right now. 31 catonsville and 32 arnold. we are going to have those winds out of the northwest light in nature about 5 to 10 miles an hour throughout the day. and it won't be as blustery as it was yesterday but this is what you can expect by lunchtime. 42 degrees. lots of sunshine in the forecast. but the sunshine really not going to warm us up as we go into the afternoon. 3:00, 44. cold degre
. that's a look at your traffic. megan and charlie, over to you. >>> getting home from the christmas holiday has been no easy task all thanks to the weather. by air winter storms have caused a number of delays and cancellations. and at least 1500 flights were canceled on wednesday. and so far, close to 200 have been called off today. but by road, that was certainly no easier. abc's brandi hitt has that story. >> reporter: a deadly winter storm has dropped massive amounts of snow from arkansas up through the midwest to illinois and indiana. the powerful system is now a nor'easter with strong winds and even more snow. >> we tried the get out of the parking spot and we're spinning in circles. >> reporter: the storms also spawned rare december tornadoes along the gulf coast. mobile, alabama was hard hit leaving many without power. >> the power went out and we could hear it coming and we ran and jumped into the bathtub. >> reporter: the storms also having a devastating effect on postholiday travel. people trytology find their way home are finding canceled flights and treacherous driving c
from 795 down to 95. megan and charley over to you. >>> 5:31. look at other top stories this morning. a man 65 years old or possibly older pass aid way from hypothermia according to the department of mental health and hygiene. >> this is the first hypothermia death to be confirmed this winter. 15 hypothermia related deaths occurred in maryland during 2011 and 2012. >> there are ways to stay warm in the extremely cold weather. things to keep in mind. officials remind you they say cover your head, cover your mouth with a scarf and wear layers of light weight loose fitting clothes. you should wear mittens not gloves and water proof boots and sturdy shoes. these are a few things that help when preventing hypothermia. >>> a man was brutally beaten on christmas night in east baltimore and his family is saying it was doing because he is gail. kenneth shaw says he ran down to the corner store tuesday night to pick up a few things. on his way back home, he he says he was attacked by five men in the neighborhood. they say they repeatedly punched him in the face and his mother believed it was s
to 70. megan and charley over to you. >>> it's going to be another heart breaking day in newtown connecticut as family and friends get ready to say final good-byes to two innocent children. today two 6-year-old james mattioli and jessica rekos will be laid to rest. james family says he loves baseball and basketball and swimming and wrestling. he and his big sister were the best of friends. and jessica rekos their parents have been talking about their angel and say it's bringing them tiny moments of comfort. they say they are going to talk to her every day and make sure that her brother knows what an amazing girl she was. jessica's parents remember their daughter as a little girl with an enormous heart. her parents say that she loved horseback riding and they were getting her cowboy boots for christmas. >> they will be the second pair of angels laid to rest. family and friends say final good-byes and did yesterday to two boys. two 6 years old jack pinto and noah pozner will laid to rest. know' mother spoke at the funeral -- noah's mother spoke at the funeral. >> reporter: the firs
was in the brownies that made every body:30 thanks for joining us i am megan prinkeling. charley is -- pringle charley crowson is off we want to apology normally we are on at 4:30 and the first ones to do it in baltimore but this morning we suffered major technical difficulties and apologize for that and hope it didn't inconvenience you in anyway. we are back on the air and happy to bring you news weather and traffic so let's start off with weather because it's a big story this morning. in fact, kent county schools are on a 90 minute delay due to the fog this morning. what else is going on. >> we have drizzle out there. it's going to be dreary day. widespread fog across the area. and a dense fog advisory that is in effect until 9. you can see it for the areas here shaded in the gray color. this is our viewing area. and even once the fog advisory expires we will deal with fog across the area this morning. it is going to take a while for it to get out of here. let's talk about what's going on in terms of married's mother -- maryland's most powerful radar. we are looking at dry conditions but what you ar
. megan and charlie, over to you. >>> he's only 59 years old and already he has had four strokes. >> now michael brandy is walking across the united states in honor of stroke survivors everywhere. brandy will arrive in baltimore today. he's passing through the city on his way from maine to miami. brandy's mission is to raise awareness for the early warning signs of stroke. he hopes his efforts will also bring those recovering from strokes a little bit more hope. brandy who does walk with a cane has already gone 800 miles since october 1st. the walk isn't the first time brandy has taken on this type of an adventure. video and pictures from the past trips. >> in 2010 he walked from newport beach, california all the way to washington, d.c.. last year, he walked from san diego to seattle. we'll be watching him. >>> the neighborhoods surrounding johns hopkins university may soon be getting the makeover. today the president of the college and the mayor will be on hand for the announce. the new plan comes after last year's homewood community partners initiative. it brought together community me
, megan, in the past when you see the rockets take off, the rockets you see would just break apart and never be used again. they're going to recycle them. >> it's going to change everything. pretty cool. >>> sorry, massachusetts, it's not going to happen. >> no doubt some people are disappointed about an oscar winner, not going to be leaving your state anytime soon. we'll tell you why ben affleck says he is not running for senate. >>> plus jessica simpson uses twitter to make an official announcement. of course if you read the tweet, you said i already knew that. >>> i'm meteorologist mike massco. this is our interactive radar. you can get it on the google play store and also the i-tune store. some rain and snow moving into the area. it's 33 right now and it's snowing to beat the band in the south. >>reporter: well, mike, the snow is making its way right up 95 right now. i'll let you know what traffic looks like on the beltway and 83 coming up on "good morning maryland." it's time to change the way we clean. it's time to free ourselves from the smell and harshness of bleach. and
side an 11 minute ride on outer loop from 795 to 95. that's the traffic now megan over to you. >>> the tragedy at sandy hook elementary has put a renewed focus on gun control laws and with that debate heating up, the nra president stood firm on the organization stance that gun control legislation is not the answer for stopping violencech the group has been cite sized after the -- criticized for the statement last week pushing for armed guards in every school. in response, to the newtown shooting. but it made no mention of gun control. >> the fact that something is misused whether it's a baseball bat or mass killing at a school or a ax or a knife doesn't mean you ban the baseball bats. what it means is you protect the innocent on the one hand and try to keep weapons out of the hands of those who are likely to commit such crimes. >> he goes onto say he doesn't support a ban on semiautomatic weapons like the kind that was used at shooting at sandy hook elementary school. nra has been criticized as being tone deafization make the statement. we are hearing from local politician who
from 795 down to 95. megan and charley, over to you. >>> as you look out your window this morning, it might be hard to bheef that we are in for another winter storm possibly. >> unbelievable when you think about it. but as the day wears on, things could get much messier out there. abc 2 news' linda stow is out on york road this morning with how it could be impacting some people's drive, especially the afternoon commute, linda. >>reporter: yeah. luckily we're going to be okay for the morning commute. all is quiet right now along this stretch of york road in baltimore county, but as the day wears on, we could see a burst of snow at around 9:00 this morning, then things will be changing to rain. so for the midday and evening commute, things could get a bit more dicey. it'll be what we saw on christmas eve, about an inch of snow and then some heavy rain. that means later today things could get messier, and with a lot of people heading back home after christmas, this wintery mix could pose a big problem, especially if your travels take you through western maryland which could get up t
megan and charley over to you. >>> to quote elvis the littlest conversation and more action is what we need and that's what we need out of washington. we are standing on the edge of a fiscal cliff and it appears law makers are not too quick to offer a safety net. sandra endo is in washington with the latest on the developing story and sandra, it does seem like this is all talk and no action right now doesn't it. >> reporter: that's right. and there's only a few days left in this year to get anything done and that's why president obama has called the top four congressional leaders to the white house this afternoon for a closed-door meeting charley. and he wants to try to figure out a way to end this fiscal cliff stalemate but you hear the rhetoric being talked about on capitol hill, among leaders, republicans and democrats are still pointing the blame at each other for not getting this deal done. and for the lack of progress. so still no movement yet and there's only a few days to go to a get anything done. charley. >> you know let's go to what was said yesterday we talk about harry rei
. that's a look at your abc2 timesaver traffic megan and charley over to you. >> it will be another day of -- a wake will be held for one of the sandy hook teachers. we have the latest. >> reporter: newtown is perforring a grim task. parents are -- performing a grim task. parents are doing what they shouldn't noah pozner was eulogized as a boy who liked animals video games and mexican food. an onlooker collapsed. inside the funeral his mother moved everyone to tears with the stories. >> she told them i love you. >> reporter: another funeral for jack pinto also 6. >> it was sad. just sad heavy hearted. >> reporter: jack loved the new york giants and his favorite player victor cruz wore his name on the cleats during sunday's game. >> to have my jersey and to be his favorite flare and -- player so much they want to bury him with it it was unreal and i said i was honored. >> reporter: there's so many pain for all close to a friday's shooting. connecticut governor malloy wiped away tears recalling the moment he informed parents their children died. and now he will attend so many funerals. >>
week so e- mail -- actually this week e- mail yours to pix@wmar.com. megan over to you. >> thanks lauren. >>> it was not your typical garage sale. people looking for a barkin got the chance -- bargain got a chance to buy stuff from aledgened. bob hope's family sold off his belongings. more will be up for auction nextyear. he died in 2003 at the age of 100 years old. >>> well, it turns out that agent 0 07 is on top. skyfall worked its way back to number one with the weekend box office. it brought in 11 million dollars bringing the ticket sales right now to 261 million dollar. rise of the guardians took second place and that movie raked in about 10 1/2 million bucks after dominating for three weeks. those notorious vampires settled for third place. the twilight saga breaking dawn part 2 brought in 9.2 million dollars. >>> 20ments away from 7 this morning -- we are 20 minutes away from 7 this morning and he is a former astronaut and why mark kelly is making a stop in baltimore. he worked his 200 acre field into a special message. how a minor mistake almost ruined the surprise for his
around 49 degrees. we will have the patchy fog late and 42. and megan asked if you need the coat, not, not so much. 63 tomorrow. we will be above average. the forecast. the football forecast battle of the beltway. cloudy and a chance of showers for that game. and the 7 day forecast is like that keeping the showers around sunday and monday. temperatures moving in for tuesday. >> ravens or redskins. >> dah! ravens. >> and if you are traveling in baltimore county. we have a crash to tell you about and this is right on york road and 83 nice and clear as you make the drive to 695. we have an accident in rosedale on philadelphia road at golden ring road if you are losing 95 and white marsh. this is what it looks like. it is going to be congested a ride from root 24 to the beltway. that's a 16 minute delay. and speeds at 32 miles per hour if you are heading to the tunnel a four minute delay now from the beltway into the city. >> here is a look at 695. and inner loop nice and clear. the outer loop starting to pick up. here at harford road a 13 minute ride from 95 up to 83. over to you. >>> a
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